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Pandemic speeds up consolidation

But deals are taking longer to close, analysts say

YARMOUTH, Maine – After briefly hitting the pause button in March when “the world turned upside down,” buyers and sellers are back at the table, say M&A analysts.

Samantha Lincoln offers ‘perspective’ on buying and selling


NEWTOWN, Pa. – Over her 25-year career, Samantha Lincoln has built a “varied and colorful” resume that includes launching her own investment firm and serving as director of business development for Pacific Pulmonary Services, where she assisted with its sale to Teijin Ltd.

Paragon Ventures hires former Pacific Pulmonary exec


NEWTOWN, Pa. – Paragon Ventures has named Samantha Lincoln, formerly director of business development for Pacific Pulmonary Services, as managing director.

M&A market buzzes in lead up to gap period


YARMOUTH, Maine – A flurry of M&A deals closed in the fourth quarter of 2018, making it one of the busiest quarters in the past several years, say analysts.

Paragon Ventures: 25 years of being ‘eyes and ears’ of providers

‘We are bullish and excited about the prospects on the near horizon’ says Marc Rose

NEWTOWN, Pa. – When Paragon Ventures launched in 1994, competitive bidding wasn’t even on the horizon. Today, it is the biggest driver of change in the HME industry.

Moneyline: Independence sells, Aeroflow buys again


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Independence HomeHealthWares has been acquired by Point Ventures.

Lincare buys provider with scale


MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – When Lincare bought J&L Medical Services, it got a “gem,” says one industry analyst.

J&L Medical sells to Lincare


MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – J&L Medical Services has sold to Lincare, it was announced Sept. 4.

M&A: Look beyond dollar signs

Q. How should I vet each offer I received to determine which to accept?

A. It may surprise you to learn that many times a high offered price is not always the best deal. Many other factors must be considered before accepting an offer. 

M&A: Don't skip to last chapter

Q. What is exit planning and how do I explore the strategic options for my HME business?